September 21, 2015


Did you know that one of the perks you receive as a Mission Health employee is a reduced rate membership at Blue Ridge Fitness Center (BRFC) in Burnsville, NC. 

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September 18, 2015

South Asheville House for Rent

Category: housing (for rent) Email: Phone: 8282312765 Method of Contact: phone Contact Name: Don or Stephanie Bollinger Price: $1395 per month Location: 178 Locust Court Arden, NC Postal Code: 28704 Description: Desirable Royal Pines neighborhood in Arden – South Asheville New construction home – 1 year old 3 bedroom 2 bath Full basement with […]

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Mission Health’s Radiation Oncology Team Works Smarter and Improves Patient Care

On average, Mission Health’s radiation oncology Department at the SECU Cancer Center sees more than 150 patients per day.

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Want to drive results? Actionable information is at your fingertips with Mission Analytics Program! Heading into its second wave of deployment, more tools that enable data-driven insight are available for care teams across Mission Health. These tools are designed to ease efficient analysis of accessible information. They equip caregivers to help improve efficiency and performance, […]

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Studio Apartment Walking Distance from Mission Hospital

Category: housing (for rent) Email: Phone: 713-252-5178 Method of Contact: email Contact Name: Tory Price: $725/month Location: Kenilworth Postal Code: 28803 Description: Studio apartment in prime location Asheville! Ultra energy-efficient, architect-designed studio apartment in prime close-in location, desirable Kenilworth neighborhood 400 square foot studio apartment over detached garage on quiet street, just off Kenilworth […]

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September 16, 2015

Bodyweight Leg Workout

By:  Sadie Simpson Healthy Living Director – Corpening Memorial YMCA YMCA OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA   Short on time? No access to fancy gym equipment? No problem! Your body is the best and most versatile piece of fitness equipment and can be used anytime, anywhere. Complete this quick lower-body routine for a great workout: 5-minute […]

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September 15, 2015

Boarding Traveler

Category: housing (for rent)looking for traveler to share home. female non smoker Email: Phone: 828-216-3890 Method of Contact: email Contact Name: kristi Price: 475 month Location: hendersonville Postal Code: 28792 Description: boarding short term travelers for a one bedroom, shared bathroom ,non smoker Condition: Like New

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September 14, 2015

Living Portrait: MAMA Flight Nurse Barbara Sawyer

For the month of September, Asheville photojournalist Pat Barcas is focusing on local people who help save lives by responding to emergencies. Following are excerpts from a conversation with Barbara Sawyer, a registered nurse with Mission Health’s air medical staff. Pat Barcas: What’s your favorite part of the job? Barbara Sawyer: I love taking care […]

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Dutch Fridd, Longtime MAMA Pilot, Retires

ASHEVILLE – No one knows how long the man waited by the helipad or how far he drove to get there, but three weeks ago he showed up at Mission Hospital to say thank you. “He was somebody they didn’t even think was going to make it,” Dutch Fridd said, sitting in the hospital’s pilot […]

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Conquering Your Fitness Fears

Submitted by: Staci Hooper, MPH Community Director YMCA OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA Engaging in exercise regularly is one of the best choices you can make for your health. Like healthy eating, it’s one of the few “magic bullets” you can use to slash your risk of multiple chronic diseases in one fell swoop. Exercise, despite […]

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September 11, 2015


As we approach the fall months, we may be finding ourselves feeling overwhelmed with work responsibilities. Goals and budgets are being prepared, holidays are approaching, and still, as always, each of us is challenged to “keep the wheels turning”. It’s no wonder that even as summer winds down and the kids are back in school, we might feel as tense as we would otherwise – or more!

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Ready for a change of pace? Introducing Mission Health’s new Phased Retirement Program

Ease into what's next for your life while staying engaged at Mission. Are you age 60 or over? Have you worked a minimum of 5 consecutive years in a full-time status with Mission Health? Are you in good work standing? If so, then the Phased Retirement Program may be for you!  This new benefit, which […]

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